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All the usual models and data sources that enrollment leaders rely on to assess progress against their fall enrollment targets are of little use right now. Madeleine Rhyneer joins Carla Hickman to talk about current enrollment challenges and about the importance of “re-recruiting” students who have already committed to your school. They also suggest ways to get incoming students to engage with your school and their future classmates in a virtual environment to minimize summer melt.
“What you’re trying to do is answer the question: ‘is this a school for someone like me?’.”
"One of the things to communicate across students is don’t wait for them to raise their hand and come to you with an issue or a question."
"Enrollment success really is everyone’s job.”
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